for more background are two article citations.
This young lady was on her job, risking her life, trying to help iraqi
citizens when her accident happened,
> After receiving reports of Iraqi bodies being found nearby, Reynolds,
> Delgado and the rest of 2nd Platoon immediately responded, first by
> picking up their Iraqi Police counterparts, then proceeding by convoy.
> They were en route when an improvised explosive device detonated near
> their Humvee, causing it to flip into a canal.
Truly a brave young woman with a future still ahead of her..
in a place of real danger, with her life on the line for others....
all such phrases ... just suddendly seem to fit.
> A new battle for hurt soldier
> Injured in Iraq, Lansingburgh private has long recovery ahead
> By TIM O'BRIEN
> Staff writer
> Click byline for more stories by writer.
> First published: Saturday, January 14, 2006
> TROY -- Army Pfc. Marissa Strock, the Lansingburgh woman seriously
> wounded in a Thanksgiving Day attack in Iraq, is still....
> Memorial honors MPs killed in Iraq
> Soldiers victims of Baghdad IED attack
> By Pfc. Laura M. Bigenho, 42nd Military Police Brigade
> Published: December 8th, 2005 01:42 PM
> Family, friends and fellow Soldiers of 42nd Military Police Brigade
> came together on Dec. 2 at the Main Post Chapel to honor two military
> policemen who selflessly gave their lives in the war on terrorism.
> snip snip
> Switzer closed by asking that everyone keep the third member of the
> squad in thoughts and prayers. Pfc. Marissa Strock, 170th MP Co.,
> remains at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where she continues to
> fight for her life.
>Marissa is fighting, it amazing how far she has come. The doc and
>nurses are in awe as am I.